A Guide to the Knobstone Trail

Indiana's Longest Footpath

by Nathan D. Strange

Foreword by Marion T. Jackson

Published by: Indiana University Press

160 Pages, 5.00 x 8.00 x 0.00 in, 41 color illus., 24 b&w illus., 19 maps

  • Paperback
  • 9780253222978
  • Published: April 2011


  • eBook
  • 9780253005007
  • Published: April 2011


The comprehensive field guide to Indiana's Knobstone Trail

One of the most beautiful footpaths in the country, the Knobstone Trail offers a spectacularly rugged, 58-mile trek through 40,000 acres of forested land in southern Indiana.

A Guide to the Knobstone Trail provides readers with all they need to know to make the best of hiking this challenging trail. Charts indicate camping and water locations, while up-to-date maps provide topographical information, elevations, and where horse trails intersect hiking trails. First-person accounts, trip diaries, local lore about trees, wildflowers, and animal life, plus the latest GPS information and elevation data are included.

Lavishly illustrated with 60 photographs and 19 maps,A Guide to the Knobstone Trail is an easily portable guide and is an essential backpacker's tool for a safe and memorable adventure.